Car Fails to Complete Jump

Title

Car Fails to Complete Jump

Description

A jumping car fails to clear another car parked in front of it and crashes into it at the Rutland Fairgrounds. The car has lettering for "Jimmie Lynch" on the side. According to Mashable.com, "Daredevil Jimmie Lynch and his 'Death Dodgers' traveled the country throughout the 1940s and ‘50s, performing spectacular stunts in flimsy cars."

Date

1940?

Subject

Stunt driving
Lynch, Jimmie

Creator

Olof C. Johnson

Source

Olof C. Johnson Photos

Rights

This image is presented for research and educational purposes only. Permission to reproduce required.

Format

Black-and-white photographs

Identifier

FB-67.2 (CarJump3.jpg)

Coverage

Rutland (Vt.)

Repository

Vermont Historical Society Library, 60 Washington Street, Barre, Vermont 05641

Citation

Olof C. Johnson, “Car Fails to Complete Jump,” Digital Vermont: A Project of the Vermont Historical Society, accessed July 23, 2018, http://digitalvermont.org/items/show/1228.